Valley experiences several changes

Valley Electric Association experienced months of sweeping changes from the early part of 2018 and into 2019.

Divas on a Dime: Creative uses for sugar cones minus the ice cream

Lately, ice cream cones have been on sale under $1.50. It got me thinking, what else can we do with these inexpensive, whimsical holders of happiness? Turns out, lots of things!

California Lottery

No one matched all five numbers and the mega number in the Wednesday, April 24 drawing of the California Super Lotto. The next jackpot will be at least $39 million.

Earth and Arbor Day festival bolsters environmental awareness in Pahrump

It was a day of celebration in honor of planet Earth in all its amazing diversity, with environmentally-minded organizations and the public coming together to enjoy the annual Earth and Arbor Day festival held at Discovery Park.

Nevada’s opioid epidemic spurs legal talks

Nevada has entered into contract negotiations with the law office of Eglet Prince to address Nevada’s opioid epidemic, the state Attorney General’s Office announced.

Drug take-back day set for Pahrump

Though prescription drugs play a crucial role in maintaining the health of those needing them, the Drug Enforcement Agency, noted on its website that more than 130 people die each day from opioid overdoses in the United States.

Elementary school obstacle race set for Pahrump

The Red Rover Fitness organization specializes in fitness for youth by introducing them to a realm of health and exercise, designed to keep them engaged, interested and physically fit.

List: Nye County school menu

Nye County School District elementary menu for the week of April 29 – May 3

Pahrump animal shelter status report presented

The first of the monthly status reports from Desert Haven Animal Society following the conclusion of the investigation into the shelter operation was presented at the most recent Nye County Commission meeting.

American Legion striving to expand in Pahrump

For many former military members, retirement from the U.S. armed forces does not signal an end to their service to the country. Rather, it is simply a shift in focus, leading them to other avenues of service and volunteerism.

Nye County on fiscal watch once more

Following a meeting with the Committee on Local Government Finance earlier this week, Nye County is now once again being placed on the state’s fiscal watch list.

Behind the scenes with U.S. marshals, Nye sheriff

A law enforcement team, made up of local police agencies in Nevada and federal authorities, swept across Pahrump and surrounding areas that included seeking fugitives and conducting a large string of sex offender compliance checks.

Progress edition: Desert View sees growth in services

New offerings at Desert View Hospital ushered in additional specialty services to southern Nye County residents and others in 2018 and in early 2019. Patients with non-life threatening illnesses and injuries also noticed another new service at the hospital in early 2019: a fast-track ER.

Progress edition: Pahrump on track to be speed destination

Owners of Spring Mountain Motor Resort and Country Club charged ahead with a plan to expand the race facility’s track—a move that could increase Pahrump’s status as a global destination.

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